How to watch the OnePlus 3 announcement live stream with or without a VR headset


The OnePlus 3 is just around the corner - OnePlus' fourth handset of OnePlus is getting official today at 12:30 EDT. Sadly, it seems there won't be an easy way to watch the keynote on YouTube or from any other source on your desktops. 

Those lucky enough to score a free OnePlus Loop VR headset will be able to experience the OnePlus 3 announcement in virtual reality. To do so, you will need OnePlus' dedicated The Loop app to do so, as well as one of the 30,000 Loop VR headsets OnePlus gave away for free. Of course, you can use a Google Cardboard or a Gear VR headset as well.

If you're sporting an Android device, you can watch the announcement without a VR headset. In this case, you will experience it as a 360-degree video, which is an acceptable alternative for Android users. Sadly, the iOS version of The Loop is apparently still in development, leaving iOS users with a bitter taste in the mouth.

As a final reminder, the event starts at 12:30 EDT | 09:30 PDT | 17:30 GMT.

Download The Loop on Android


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6 Comments

1. Hoggington

Posts: 356; Member since: Feb 23, 2016

Of course a company with a horrible track record like these guys, will make it difficult to even watch the presentation. Idiots.

2. pankajxdx unregistered

Amazon India already released all the specs for the phone before the launch. Price in India: Rs. 27,999 (~$420) SD820 6GB RAM (LPDDR4) Fastest charging/Dash charge (avoids overheating) Smart Camera (16MP) 5.5in AMOLED display Oxygen OS (based on Android 6.1)

4. bubblechaos

Posts: 114; Member since: May 04, 2015

Sounds pretty amazing for roughly $420

3. XDAdam

Posts: 276; Member since: Feb 03, 2016

No WIndows version? Im not about to waste my battery on watching their livestream on my phone. I'll wait for the tech blogs to tell me all about it.

5. blake8

Posts: 25; Member since: Jul 18, 2014

let the games begin

6. pankajxdx unregistered

With 600MB lol. Just watched it. Isn't worth it, we already know the specs and price.

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